Woman faces charges after assault and theft incident

RCMP release:

Meteghan RCMP has charged a woman after an incident in Meteghan Station.

On September 8, 2023, at approximately 8:20 p.m., Meteghan RCMP responded to a report of a firearm being stolen from a home Second Division Rd. in Meteghan Station. RCMP officers learned that a 49-year-old woman had assaulted a 46-year-old man after a disagreement occurred between them at a home on D’Entremont Rd. in Meteghan River. The woman then drove to a home on Second Division Rd. and stole a rifle from the home before leaving in a vehicle.

A short time later, the woman was located, in her vehicle, on Hwy. 1 in Weymouth. RCMP officers had setup a checkpoint in the area and the woman stopped upon approach to the checkpoint. RCMP officers safely arrested the woman and seized the rifle, which had been laying in the back seat of the vehicle. The woman was then transported to the Digby Detachment where she was held in custody.

Donna Deveau, 49, of Meteghan Station, has been charged with Assault (3 counts), Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized, Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm in a Motor Vehicle, Careless Storage of a Firearm, Theft and Possession of Property Obtained by Crime. Deveau was remanded into custody and will appear in Digby Provincial Court later today.

Serious injuries after man assaulted with skateboard

Halifax Water PSA – Traffic Advisory – Somerset Street – Water Valve Repair